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Farnham College

Farnham College inspires each student to achieve their potential through an engaging community that nurtures creativity and ambition.

Farnham College inspires each student to achieve their potential through an engaging community that nurtures creativity and ambition.

In 2017, the Guildford College Group achieved an overall pass rate of 98%, with a total of 48 subject areas across the group achieving a 100% pass rate

At Farnham College, the A*–C pass rate was 81.8%, four full percentage points above the national average.

By studying at Farnham College, you are choosing to become part of a small thriving college with a big reputation for academic excellence, innovative curriculum and a long historical tradition of academic success. 

Our students continued hard work and dedication gives them the best chance of getting into university and starting the professional career of their choice. They regularly secure places at the UK's leading universities, including Oxford, Cambridge and the Russell Group Universities. In 2016, our students went on to study at over 50 different universities.

But it’s not just the success rates that makes our college such a popular choice for school leavers. We have also invested hugely in our facilities and teaching resources, provides comprehensive support for students and has a friendly, vibrant atmosphere.

College is very different from school, it isn't just about getting an education, it’s about making new friends, experiencing new opportunities, enjoying the student lifestyle and preparing yourself for the future. It's about working in an adult environment, committing yourself to your studies and achieving your aspirations.


Contact information

Our address is:

Farnham College
Morley Road
Farnham
Surrey
GU9 8LU

For questions or enquiries, please call us on:

0800 612 6008​

 

Facilities

PCs and Macs

We have over 350 computers around the college for use inside and outside of lessons, as well as four Apple Mac suites dedicated to Media and Music Technology.

Music Technology Studio

Music Technology's state-of-the-art recording studio will allow you to develop and apply theory and practical skills through recording, editing and mixing sessions. Music Technology students also have access to high-quality kit including guitars, bass, drums, keyboards, microphones and speakers, as well as a dedicated Apple Mac suite.

Art, Design and Graphic Studios

We have a number of well-equipped Art, Design and Graphic Studios at the college that are designed to enhance your creative flair and abilities.

As well as our Art, Design and Graphic Studios, we also have a photography studio and dark at the college, giving our students access to various camera, lighting and backdrop equipment.

Science Labs

Our professionally-equipped science labs, dedicated to chemistry, biology and physics, will allow you to learn both the knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed in the science industry.

Sports Facilities

Our brand new fitness suite and changing facilities are home to a range of industry standard equipment, supporting our students to learn the importance of fitness, coaching and sport. We also have ample outdoor sporting facilities on site, for use by our students inside and outside of their lessons.

Transport

Farnham College tries to encourage students to use alternative modes of transport other than cars. We are aiming to reduce the amount of traffic as well as promoting a healthy lifestyle and living environment.

Student train and bus fare cards

Young people studying at Farnham Sixth Form College can apply for a Student Fare Card. These cost £25 and entitle you to a third off of travel on trains and half-price travel on buses if you live in Surrey (excluding London Boroughs). For further information please visit their website.

If you are aged 16–25 and travelling by train, you may benefit from the Young Persons Rail Card by National Rail. Find out more about this card on their website.

Bicycle

Cycle racks and motorbike spaces are available at the college. Students travelling to the college by bicycle from local areas can plan their route by visiting the Surrey County Council website.

Car

The college is easy to reach by road and can be reached via several routes, including the A31. There is a student car park on site, which provides free parking. If you park off-site, you must ensure you are parked legally and are not blocking residents' driveways.

Bus

Buses run from all over the local area in to Farnham Train Station, which is a 10-minute walk to the college. Visit Surrey County Council website for more information and bus timetables.

Stagecoach Unirider

The Guildford College Group has joined forces with Stagecoach, who are offering subsidised Bus Fare Cards. Cards can be bought on a half-termly, termly or annual basis. See their website for further information.

Travelling by train

Trains for Farnham Sixth Form College stop at the main Farnham Train Station, a 10-minute walk away. Average times for trains running from the local area are:

Visit the national rail website or Trainline for more information and train times.

Taxi

There are several reputable taxi companies in the surrounding area. Please search online and only use an established company.